Why Google’s Screwup on Google+ Brand Pages is a Big Deal

When Google first launched its new social platform a couple of weeks ago, a number of media brands — including Sesame Street and the tech blog Mashable — rushed to set up pages on the network as a way of staking their claim, in the same way that many have set up what used to be called Facebook “fan” pages.

Is Google Plus Ready for Small Business?

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So Google+ is available in private beta mode for individuals but what should small business be doing with this new social media contender?  Well first off, Google is advising businesses to wait for their soon-to-be-announced Google+ business services which will undoubtedly mimic Facebook Pages.  That said, it isn’t too soon to add a juicy +1 button to your website and blog content.  Just like the Facebook “like” button, the +1 button will allow Google+ users to share your content with their friends or “circles” (more Google lingo for the lexicon!).  And don’t forget that all those social hooks into your web content also elevates your search ranking!

Stay tuned for more to come!

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Evolution of a Storyteller

As an Irish transplant, I’m well versed with the venerable history of the Seanchaí (Gaelic for storyteller) who was a fixture in Irish communities, and who’s role it was to hand down local oral history from generation to generation. These walking talking social hubs even predated the written word in ancient Celtic villages. [...]

Evolution of a Storyteller

As an Irish transplant, I’m well versed with the venerable history of the Seanchaí (Gaelic for storyteller) who was a fixture in Irish communities, and who’s role it was to hand down local oral history from generation to generation. These walking talking social hubs even predated the written word in ancient Celtic villages. [...]

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